• Duration : 8 days
  • Product code : AFBH
Starting from $3450.00AUD
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Merge Beijing with a trip to Harbin and you have a journey of great contrasts. Spend time in Beijing exploring such attractions as the Forbidden City and the Summer Palace before heading north to a centre famous for its winter ice carvings.

Day 1 Arrive Beijing

Upon arrival in Beijing, transfer to your hotel.

Day 2 Beijing
Today, visit Beijing’s most significant sights – you will be impressed by the vast open Tiananmen Square in the heart of Beijing, and the Forbidden City, China’s most magnificent imperial architecture complex and a lasting monument of nearly 500 years of dynastic China. Then explore by cycle rickshaw the ‘hutongs’ - ‘the back alleys’ which reveal the charms of old Beijing. Your lunch will be arranged at one of the local family homes where you can capture a glimpse of their lifestyle. Enjoy a performance of ‘The legend of Kung Fu’ this evening.

Meals : Breakfast | Lunch

Day 3 Beijing
An exciting morning to China’s historic symbol – the Great Wall. Once you set foot on the wall, you will be impressed by one of the most labour-intensive projects in mankind’s history. Spend your afternoon stroll through the Summer Palace and enjoy the Chinese Landscape garden design.

Meals : Breakfast | Lunch

Day 4 Beijing
This morning, visit the Temple of Heaven and meet the locals doing morning exercise at this large and eye-catching park. The afternoon is free, so you can either enjoy shopping in the close by Wangfujing shopping district and the silk market or further explore Beijing at your own pace. Enjoy a Peking duck dinner this evening.

Meals : Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Day 5 Beijing/Harbin
Fly to Harbin. Upon arrival, transfer to the hotel and stay two nights.

Meals : Breakfast

Day 6 Harbin
Today you can explore the markets and streets of the city where you will observe the many different influences and styles of architecture in Harbin. A visit to Zhalong Nature Reserve – home to almost 300 species of birds and April to June is the best time to see the migration. During winter Jan to Feb, an alternate for today is to visit the annual Ice and Snow Sculpture exhibition on Sun Island.

Meals : Breakfast

Day 7 Harbin/Beijing

Transfer to the airport for your flight to Beijing. Upon arrival in Beijing, you will be met and transferred to your hotel.

Meals : Breakfast

Day 8 Depart Beijing

Transfer to the airport.

Meals : Breakfast